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Local Events Highlights


Chamber of Commerce Banquet (Clinton)
Annual Fashion Gala (Fairfield Bay)
Clinton Hunger Run 5K

Festivities fill the days & nights leading up to the 4th of July with the Chamber’s “Archey Fest” summer festival: car show, sports tournaments, arts & crafts, live music, old fashioned carnival rides & concessions, and a grand finale of fireworks!


Ozark Health Bass Tournament (Greers Ferry Lake)


Bloomin’ in the Bay, Blues & BBQ (Fairfield Bay)
Annual Butterfly Release (Choctaw)
Relay for Life (Clinton)
MayDaze Music & Outdoor Festival


VBC Literacy Council Annual Music Festival (Clinton)
Surf the Bay (Fairfield Bay)
Archey Fest (Clinton)
Ozark Health Golf Classic (Fairfield Bay)
Shirley Homecoming


Alread Community Fireworks Show
Independence Day Parade & Fireworks (Fairfield Bay)

Thousands of visitors visit the Bar OF Ranch each for a spectacular Labor Day week of rodeos, races, auctions, and top names in country music


Cruisin’ the Bay Car Show, Boati Gras (Fairfield Bay)
Standridge Ranch Roping Classic (Dennard)
National Championship Chuckwagon Races (Clinton)


Van Buren County Fair (Clinton)
Annual Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Cleanup & “Love the Lake & River” Weekend
Great Southern Stone Skipping Championship (Fairfield Bay)
Paddle Battle (Fairfield Bay)
Rock the Ranch Music & Outdoor Festival
ACRDC Summer Festival (Alread)
Memory Stroll 5k & “Must-Dash”(Clinton)


Annual Chili King Cookoff
Clinton Buddy Walk
OktoberFest/StoryFest (Fairfield Bay)
Scare on the Square (Downtown Clinton)

The Chamber of Commerce’s "Chili King Cookoff” is an annual downtown attraction
The Chamber of Commerce’s “Chili King Cookoff” is an annual downtown attraction


Veteran’s Day Parade & Concert (Clinton)
Traditional Arts & Crafts Fair (Clinton)


“Christmas in Clinton”
Ozark Health Foundation Gala, Festival of Trees (Fairfield Bay)
“Behold the Lamb” Live Nativity (Clinton)